flau·​tist | \ ˈflȯ-tist How to pronounce flautist (audio) , ˈflau̇- How to pronounce flautist (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Besides lending his cooking skills, Daddy Lau, also an accomplished flautist, supplies the theme music. CNN, 20 May 2022 Woolfolk joined the genre-spanning band in 1973, according to the group’s website, as a flautist and saxophonist, and played on and off with Earth, Wind and Fire until 1993. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 26 Apr. 2022 Following the departure of saxophonist/flautist Ronnie Laws, Bailey suggested Earth, Wind, and Fire tap his old high school friend, Woolfolk, as his replacement. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 26 Apr. 2022 The singer-rapper-songwriter-flautist, 33, teased her Coachella appearance earlier in the day by sharing a TikTok video of herself traveling to the California desert. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 23 Apr. 2022 Lizzo's flute, which the musician has nicknamed Sasha Flute, also appeared in a sketch, where Lizzo auditions for an orchestra in need of a flautist. Nicholas Rice, PEOPLE.com, 17 Apr. 2022 The music-loving Marner created the group’s Suzuki Violin Program, which started with one student taking virtual violin lessons from Marner’s friend Susanna Han and now has 13 violinists, along with a cellist, a flautist and a keyboard player. San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Feb. 2022 Friday, July 30 -- Students who have taken part in the festival’s Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp, named in honor of the late leader of the Bay City Brass Band, will present a public performance followed by Jazz flautist Nestor Torres. al, 27 July 2021 Abdur-Razzaq is president, lecturer, and master flautist for Flute Juice Productions, providing musical entertainment, master classes, lectures, workshops, and poetry slams at colleges and universities. courant.com, 16 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of flautist

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flautist

Italian flautista, from flauto flute, from Old Occitan flaut

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“Flautist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flautist. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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